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Act now to ensure food security

Act now to ensure food security

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Wed, Dec 25 2013

Plans to build up strategic food reserves are an important priority. The nation’s food security must...

Catching the conscience of the

Catching the conscience of the

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

Newspaper revelations of the wealth and assets of politicians are laughable (if you are in that kind...

How about a national referendum?

How about a national referendum?

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

With all political parties claiming to represent the people’s wishes, a referendum can be the DNA test...

A lame duck government

A lame duck government

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

The ‘Modi wave’ is not the mighty tsunami that his followers have been claimingSeldom have any state...

A welcome moment of unity

A welcome moment of unity

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

We hope that this act of greater good by local politicians and activists will set an example for the...

RMG exporters are open for

RMG exporters are open for

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Tue, Dec 24 2013

There is a widespread shared interest in developing the future of the RMG sector. The industry should...

Why the BNP silence on Pak...

Why the BNP silence on Pak...

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

It would have behooved the main opposition political party to have come out with a strong statement in...

Yet another sector hurt by political...

Yet another sector hurt by political...

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

Disruptions urgently need to end in order to alleviate the hardship being caused to vegetable growers...

I stand accused

I stand accused

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

No rhetoric, no polemic, no words should mask the fact that there are people dying on our streets on...

It’s time to talk peace

It’s time to talk peace

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

We have entered yet another episode of troubled times It is with a deep sense of grief and despair...

An open letter to US senators

An open letter to US senators

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Mon, Dec 23 2013

International media says that the ICT is falling short of international standards, but not what those...

No solution in sight

No solution in sight

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The main political parties have been engaging in naked power politics since the dawn of the new democratic...

Pakistan and us

Pakistan and us

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

Bangladeshis of my generation will continue to remain hostile, negative and antagonistic towards Pakistanis...

Justice for Tazreen a boon for RMG

Justice for Tazreen a boon for RMG

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The arrests a helpful step in ongoing moves towards winning back confidence in the RMG sector At long...

Build regional trade links

Build regional trade links

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

Developing partnerships between Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar will increase economic opportunity...

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The stories of miracles are either opaque or propagated by a set of paid actors. However, one must give...

Is BNP still a democratic party?

Is BNP still a democratic party?

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

Many common people are being killed every day. The opposition deny responsibility on the one hand, while...

Helping the mentally ill

Helping the mentally ill

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

Many believe that mental illness is not a disease. Rather, they believe it to be a result of sin, or...

Who will defend our rights?

Who will defend our rights?

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

People are being burned or stoned to death, and the law enforcers seldom hesitate to open fire on opposition...

Pakistan should apologise for 1971

Pakistan should apologise for 1971

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

For a real and lasting normalisation to occur, Pakistan’s leaders should go further than their foreign...

Action needed on parliamentarian’s wealth...

Action needed on parliamentarian’s wealth...

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Sat, Dec 21 2013

The very purpose of requesting such statements is to demonstrate transparency and allow accountabilityReports...